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Red ribbons will be on sale in Wisbech Market Place tomorrow to mark World Aids Day.

The ribbons are sold to raise awareness of the disease. A recent campaign launched in Cambridgeshire to encourage more people to have a sexual health check resulted in 2,800 being tested - up 40% on the number getting checked out last October. As a result 18 people tested positive for HIV - a rise of 50 per cent on October 2011 when 12 were diagnosed with the virus.